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How China Legally Accesses Foreign Technologies to Build Military Capabilities
The Blind Swing to Great Power Competition
: “BLACK SEA (Aug. 16, 2019) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) transits the Black Sea en route to a scheduled port visit to Golcuk, Turkey, Aug. 16, 2019. Porter, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its seventh patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.)” (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class T. Logan Keown/Released)
Great Power Competition: Assumptions Behind the Headlines
: 180817-N-LI768-1091 PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 17, 2018) The Arleigh Burke-class guidedmissile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) launches a Tomahawk cruise missile while underway in the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devin M. Langer)
Maritime Security and Great Power Competition: Maintaining the US-led International Order
 Maxim Shemetov, “9M723 missiles, part of Iskander-M missile complex, are seen during a demonstration at the International military-technical forum ARMY-2019 at Alabino range in Moscow Region,” Reuters, Jun. 25, 2019,; Alexander Natruskin, “A Russian soldier guides a huge nuclear SS-25 missile out of a hangar at a new strategic missile military base near a Russian city of Ioshkar-Ola April 18,” Reuters, Apr. 20, 1994,
Russian Strategy for Escalation Management
 Sergei Karpukhin, “A Russian officer takes a picture of a TU-95 bomber, or Bear, at a military airbase in Engels some 900 km (559 miles) south of Moscow August 7, 2008. The Russian defence ministry invited journalists on a tour of the base that is home to a part of the country's wide range bomber fleet,” Reuters, August 7, 2008,
Russian Strategy for Escalation Management
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Russia's Coronavirus Messaging and Disinformation
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Views of China’s Presence in the Indian Ocean Region
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Views of China’s Presence in the Indian Ocean Region
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China's Playbook
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Hyping the Russia-China Pipeline
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Great Power Relations
The Modern Information Environment: The Pacific Island Countries
Chinese president Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin
China-Russia Energy Relations
The Modern Information Environment: Chinese Influence in Australia
The Modern Information Environment: China's Covert Collaborations
Russia’s Role in the Libyan Civil War
Russia's Not-So-Invisible Role in the Libyan Conflict
Many Contenders Eye the Pacific Island Countries
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The Russian Army: Organization and Modernization
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Russian Military Expenditure in Comparative Perspective: A Purchasing Power Parity Estimate
Two U.S. Navy Lockheed US- 3A Vikings;  A Royal Canadian Air Force C-17 Globemaster III and two C-130J Super Hercules aircraft; Guided-missile submarine USS Florida (SSGN 728); GREENLAND (2010) Military Sealift Command-chartered dry cargo ship MV American Tern
Basing Rights and Contested Sovereignty in Greenland and Diego Garcia: The Impact of Decolonization on US and Allied Access in the Era of Great Power Competition
Great Power Competition in the Red Sea? Yes, and…
October 4 – official day of the Russian Space Forces
Russian Military and Dual-Purpose Spacecraft: Latest Status and Operational Overview